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The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

The student news site of Iowa City High School

The Little Hawk

Esther Puderbaugh

Esther Puderbaugh, Executive Editor and Website Editor

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An excerpt of Wright’s poem ‘Race’

Saphyre Wright Brings Poetry to City

Esther Puderbaugh, Executive Editor and Website Editor
May 22, 2024
Tai Caputo ‘25 is a Feature and Opinion Co-Editor for The Little Hawk

BREAKING NEWS: LH Editor Brings Home Writer of the Year Awards at IHSPA Spring Contest

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
May 1, 2024
Leman dances as she sings in the rain with Deleeuw

PHOTO STORY: Drama Puts on ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
April 22, 2024
The Junior Team poses with their second place trophy in the Iowa Supreme Court Chambers. Photo courtesy of Liz Matel

City Mock Trial Takes Home Runner-Up Trophy at State Competition

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
April 8, 2024
Tallman poses outside of the dance building at the University of Arizona where she will attend college. Photo courtesy of Lila Tallman

PERFORMER PROFILE: Lila Tallman

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
February 13, 2024
Mara Maas ‘23, Avery Provorse ‘24, and Mary Cate Pugh ‘23 perform as Donna and the Dynamos in last spring’s musical, ‘Mamma Mia’

[Photo] ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ Begins

Estelle Hartz, Assistant A&E Editor
February 8, 2024
BREAKING NEWS: City Students to Join High Schools Across Iowa in Walkouts for Gun Reform

BREAKING NEWS: City Students to Join High Schools Across Iowa in Walkouts for Gun Reform

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
January 7, 2024
Members of Concert Choir sing on Choral Collage Concert in collaboration with choirs from West and Liberty High, as well as University of Iowa choirs at Voxman Music Building

City Choirs to Hold Biennial Masterworks Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
December 19, 2023
What to Read Over Break: Winter Break Book Recommendations

What to Read Over Break: Winter Break Book Recommendations

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
December 19, 2023
Nate Malone, Willow Schultz, Lucas Iverson, and Naomi Downing-Sherer are 2023’s Music Freshmen to Watch

Music Freshmen to Watch

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, Social Media Co-Editor
December 14, 2023
Lili Moessner, Grace Kirschling, Catalina Armstrong, and Diego Loria-Eivins ‘24 smile with chai tea sugar cookies

LH Recipe: Chai Tea Sugar Cookies

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
December 12, 2023
Student-made prints on display during the art show

PHOTO STORY: Art Department Hosts End-of-Trimester Art Showcase

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
November 27, 2023
Emi Edwards played by Yomi Hemley ‘25 beats up DJ MC played by Brody Clarke ‘25 in the fall play, ‘Begets’

PHOTO STORY: Fall Play Opening Week

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
November 9, 2023
LH Album Review: Snow Angel

LH Album Review: Snow Angel

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
November 8, 2023
Day in the Life of a City High Drum Major

Day in the Life of a City High Drum Major

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
October 26, 2023
Brody Clarke ‘25 and Molly Savage ‘25 run through a scene from the beginning Begets

Fall Play to Open November 3

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
September 27, 2023
Students take a bow after SMAC’s Spring Showcase last spring

SMAC to Hold Auditions for Student-Led Winter Play

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
September 21, 2023
McKay, Kenyon, and Owens conduct at the first game of the year

New City Drum Majors March On

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
September 5, 2023
Concertmaster Tai Caputo 25 smiles after the first part of Symphony Orchestras set

City Symphony Orchestra Premieres New Piece at Final Concert of the Year

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
May 28, 2023
Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Meyer

Teacher Appreciation: Ms. Meyer

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive, A&E Editor, and Social Media Co-Editor
May 10, 2023
2023s prom tickets

[Photo] City’s 2023 Prom Theme: Midnight Rose Garden

Wisdom Konu, Executive Editor and Culture Co-Editor
April 19, 2023
Mary Cate Pugh 23, Mara Maas 23, and Avery Provorse 24 perform as Donna and the Dynamos in Mamma Mia, the spring musical

PHOTO STORY: Mamma Mia Enters Tech Week

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
April 19, 2023
Cast members of the spring musical, Mamma Mia, perform at the spring pep rally

PHOTO STORY: Spring Pep Rally

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
April 14, 2023
Members of Männerchor clap their hands during their second piece of the night at the annual Choir Cathedral Concert

PHOTO STORY: City Choirs Host Annual Cathedral Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, Website Executive and A&E Editor
April 13, 2023
LH Album Review: Ocean Blvd

LH Album Review: Ocean Blvd

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor and Opinion Co-Editor
April 5, 2023
Band, orchestra, and choir students travelled to England over spring break

PHOTO STORY: Music Department Trip to England

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor and Opinion Co-Editor
March 30, 2023
Jury performs as Edward Bloom in Citys award-winning production of Big Fish the Musical

Whit Jury: A New Stage

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor and Opinion Co-Editor
March 10, 2023
Last weekend, members of Citys Jazz Bands travelled to Chicago, Illinois.

City Jazz Bands Compete in Chicago

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor and Opinion Co-Editor
February 28, 2023
Photo courtesy of Adam Zeithamel

City Cellist Accepted Into Elite Youth Orchestra

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Co-Editor
February 22, 2023
Period Poverty at City

Period Poverty at City

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Co-Editor
February 14, 2023
Adrian Bostian 23 after performing the 2nd movement of Beethovens 7th Symphony

City Orchestras Host Winter Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor
February 2, 2023
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[Photo] Molly Savage

January 18, 2023
Student teacher Phil Bueche conducts during the winter band concert

City Bands Host Winter Concert

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor
December 22, 2022
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Winter Break Reads

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E and Opinion Editor
December 21, 2022
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Recognizing Swift

Esther Puderbaugh, A&E Editor
October 28, 2022
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